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A Bariatric Come-To-Jesus Moment In A Motel Room In Bangor ...

I am holed up tonight in a motel room in Bangor, a scant few hours on the back end of BikeMaine 2018.

In one sense, there’s not much to it: a warm shower, a clean bed, and some time alone – all of which I desperately and critically need right now. 653 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Five Things to Know Before Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery

If you are thinking of gastric or lap band surgeries, make sure you do your research first.

We are a society of fast-fixers. Nowadays, with all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips, we have become a society of people who want things immediately, with as few complications as possible. 533 more words


Mini Tough Mudder!

Last weekend, on Labor Day, I completed my first tough mudder. Though this was considered a “mini” tough mudder, not nearly as intense as the officially sanctioned ones. 957 more words

Things you didn't expect after you lost weight!

I lost 14 Stone/180lbs in about 18 months after my Gastric Bypass in 2007. In my head, I expected a firm, curvaceous perky body like all the other 20 something girls my age. 771 more words

The Journey Begins

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton


They Do Not Fully Prepare You

It has been 13 months since my life completely changed for ever. I was wheeled into an operating room. I had 6 small incisions cut into my body, had probes inserted and they cut away at my stomach making a small egg sized pouch and re-routing my intestines. 522 more words

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